Environment/Food/Health

The Shortwave Report 09/20/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190920.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes begins with a report on the Saudi war on Yemen, which the UN has called one of the worst humanitarian disasters of modern time. Last weekend 2 Saudi oil facilities were attacked by drones and missiles, which were claimed by rebel forces in Yemen.

Amazon Watch, Code Pink protest Brazilian Environmental minister Salles at US Chamber of Commerce

On the 19th of September, Amazon Watch and Code Pink protested against the US visit of Brazil's environmental minister (and Amazon arson enabler) Ricardo Salles as he entered the headquarters of the US Chamber of Commerce. Efforts by Salles to evade protesters failed, and he had to drive past jeering, shouting protesters to enter the building. He was called a traitor and a terrorist by a protester from Brazil.

HD Video featuring protester from Brazil calling Salles a terrorist and a traitor 1 min 12 sec

This was the scene while waiting for Ricardo Salles to arrive

Climate protests start early as Climate First! protests Chase Bank

On the 19th of September, Climate First! kicked off the upcoming climate protests early with a protest against Chase Bank. Chase is a major, major investor in fossil fuels and has substantial investments in both Enbridge and TransCanada

HD Video-Climate First protests pipeline-funding Chase Bank (24 sec)

Press Conference with Sen. Markey and Youth Climate Strikers

Sen. Ed Markey holds a press conference with Brazilian indigenous activists and youth who are striking from school to demand action from political leaders to address the climate crisis.
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Senator Edward Markey, Massachussetts 14:24
Senator Chris Van Hollen, Maryland  19:04
Senator Jeff Merkley, Oregon  22:17
Senator Martin Heinrich, New Mexico  25:40
Aramisa  Barbosa Ribeiro, Youth Environmental Activist, Brazil 28:42
Sen. Mazie Hirono Hawaii  36:07
Nadia Nazar Zero Hour 38:23

The Shortwave Report 09/13/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190913.mp3        From GERMANY- Justin Trudeau began his election campaign 6 weeks before voting and is facing corruption accusations. New British government documents warn of chaos if a no-deal Brexit occurs.

The Shortwave Report 09/06/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190906.mp3        From JAPAN- Japan gave another briefing to foreign officials on the radioactive wastewater building up at the Fukushima nuclear power plant devastated in 2011. Stories from Monday and Thursday about the ongoing antigovernment protests in Hong Kong, which are seeing more students going on strike.

Questions About the September Climate Justice Strike

There is ongoing discussion in California about showing up in Washington, D.C.

The Shortwave Report 08/30/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190830.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reports on the G7 meeting in France last weekend, beginning with some history of the gathering of the wealthiest capitalist nations. There was a strong division between all the leaders and Donald Trump.

Extinction Rebellion DC protests Bolsonaro burning the Amazon Rainforest

On the 26th of August, Extinction Rebellion's DC chapter staged a noisy protest at the Embassy of Brazil in response to the suddent wave of fires in the Amazon Rainforest. Brazil's fascist, Trump-like president Bolsonaro has fired the scientists who revealed the wave of fires, and his supporters in land-hungry agrobusinessnesses are suspected of setting many of the fires.

HD Video highlights of the protest against Bolsonaro's fires in the Amazon 2 min 14 sec

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